Walks Along the Thames Path: Circular Walks from Thames Head to Greenwich
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- 25th March 2011
- 160 pages - 210 x 148 xmm
Featuring 25 circular walks, "Walks along the Thames Path", takes in beautiful countryside, busy towns, historic palaces and cost pubs, with nearby places of interested included as optional extras. The fascinating text reveals the architecture, flora and fauna, cultural points of interest and historical connections to be found en route. As the river meanders through varied terrain from its source in Gloucestershire through the heart of London to the Thames Barrier, Ron Emmons offers a wealth of detail. Taking in some of England's major attractions from the Royal town of Windsor and the splendid spires of Oxford, to little known villages, picturesque meadows and the sights and sounds of London. With walks to suit all interests and abilities, together with full visitor information on all public amenities en route and easy-to-follow directions and excellent route maps for each walk, this guide offers visitors to this area the opportunity to experience the delights of England's most important waterway.This book will appeal to residents of London and other towns and villages along the Thames, as well as visitors, keen walkers and anybody with a historical interest in this majestic waterway.
Ron Emmons is an experienced travel writer and photographer, whose articles have appeared in a wide range of international magazines, including Hemispheres and Silver Kris. His photographs have featured in other travel books published by New Holland, Times Editions and Didier Millet.